chemistry

A near-universal way to measure enzyme inhibition

Published: 1Mar2018

Researchers at McGill University have invented a new technique for measuring how quickly drugs interact with their molecular targets. The discovery provides scientists with a new way to investigate...

C&En MAGAZINE | Shaking up gold and palladium

Published: 24Jan2018

Mechanochemical method developed by Tomislav Friščić and team makes noble metal compounds without solvents or harsh reagents  C&En Magazine  

Using DNA strands to design new polymer materials

Published: 19Dec2017

McGill University researchers have chemically imprinted polymer particles with DNA strands – a technique that could lead to new materials for applications ranging from biomedicine to the promising...

The role of the Electrode Surface in Solar-Driven Pyridine-Catalyzed CO2 Reduction

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The design of new technologies that shift U.S. power consumption away from fossil fuels toward sustainable alternatives must take into account the nation's large-scale need for stored chemical...

Sex, drugs, and rock & roll chemistry in the brain

Published: 8Feb2017

The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University...

Review of "The Right Chemistry" by Dr. Harriet Hall

Published: 27Feb2013

Dr. Harriet Hall, also known as the SkepDoc, reviews Dr. Joe Schwarcz' latest book, "The Right Chemistry," and concludes that both him and his book do it just right....

A more sustainable way to refine metals

Published: 7Jun2017

A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques, could...

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